(n.) A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
(n.) A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
(n.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
(n.) The valved piston of a lifting pump.
(1) To be fair to lads who find themselves just a bus ride from Auschwitz, a visit to the camp is now considered by many tourists to be a Holocaust "bucket list item", up there with the Anne Frank museum, where Justin Bieber recently delivered this compliment : "Anne was a great girl.
(2) A single spin density gradient ultracentrifugation method in a swinging bucket rotor has been applied for the detection and isolation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) subfractions.
(3) Before you take out your bucket and spade, though, you might like to look at the sand sculpture festival (until 5 September; prices vary from day to day) for inspiration.
(4) So, they start to create these almost fictitious things they can sell, whether it’s a prime shelf [at the height a shopper is most likely to see] or a gondola end [the promotional buckets often found at the top of the aisle].
(5) In the Russian gallery, for example, the courageous Vadim Zakharov presents a pointed version of the Danaë myth in which an insouciant dictator (of whom it is hard not to think: Putin) sits on a high beam on a saddle, shelling nuts all day while gold coins rain down from a vast shower-head only to be hoisted in buckets by faceless thuggish men in suits.
(6) In the 1990s, when the Sun enjoyed unparalleled influence, its editor Kelvin Mackenzie could tell the prime minister John Major that he was about to pour "a large bucket of shit" over him.
(7) One by one, the rain having slowed, the men turn the bucket's plastic tap and douse their hands in the life-saving water.
(8) Here's one entry: 1995: The government is full of jack-booted thugs in bucket helmets.
(9) Patient expectations for independence, comfort, and cosmesis have been disappointed with traditional bucket designs.
(10) Leaving aside the fact that in the real world, after a lifetime of buckets, there’s a fair chance Andy would be missing a foot, what’s even more jarring is that KFC would actually try to use the fraught process of foster care to make even more money.
(11) They have buckets and trowels as they're going clamming, and Popeye leaves first, navigating the sand with a gratifyingly bandy gait.
(12) ‘Dysfunctional’ ABC management slammed Trevor Bormann, last year’s Walkley winner for Foreign Correspondent’s “Prisoner X” scoop, has dumped a bucket on ABC news management on the way out the door.
(13) Could they not, I wondered, stop pouring buckets of warm sympathy over their customers, and actually tell us what was happening?
(14) Through the searing summer heat, the Mexican immigrant to California’s Central Valley and his family endured a daily routine of collecting water in his pickup truck from an emergency communal tank, washing from buckets and struggling to keep their withering orchard alive while they waited for snow to return to the mountains and begin the cycle of replenishing the aquifer that provides water to almost all the homes in the region.
(15) Grey water is simply the water used in washing dishes, clothes and showering that is allowed to cool, then saved from going down the plug hole and redirected to the garden – either by bucket, or specially installed outlet pipes.
(16) Next, crush the fruit in a large plastic food-grade bucket.
(17) Hyacinth Bucket finagling her way into the company of mass murderers."
(18) Fire crews typically rely on helicopters scooping up 1,500-litre buckets of water from ponds and streams to put out flames.
(19) Serum samples are overlayered with a sodium chloride density gradient in a preparative ultracentrifuge tube and thin layers are removed at the top of the tube after successive centrifugations at different speeds in a swinging bucket rotor.
(20) As the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, commented : “No one should pretend just combining two financially leaky buckets will magically create a watertight funding solution.” But the preoccupation with structure and funding omits a key piece of the integration puzzle: culture.
(n.) A fleshy, three-celled, many-seeded fruit, as the melon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc., of the order Cucurbitaceae; and especially the bottle gourd (Lagenaria vulgaris) which occurs in a great variety of forms, and, when the interior part is removed, serves for bottles, dippers, cups, and other dishes.
(n.) A dipper or other vessel made from the shell of a gourd; hence, a drinking vessel; a bottle.
(n.) A false die. See Gord.
(n.) Alt. of Gourde
(1) Gourd seed inhibitors were purified in the following manner: gourd seeds were ground and extracted with 10 mM ammonium carbonate, pH 7.8.
(2) Three serine proteinase inhibitors, MCTI-I, MCTI-II, and MCEI-I, were isolated from bitter gourd (Momordica charantia LINN.)
(3) 1. beta-Momorcharin, a glycoprotein isolated from seeds of the bitter gourd, inhibited incorporation of [3H]leucine, [3H]uridine and [3H]thymidine into trichloroacetic acid-precipitable radioactivity in peri-implantation mouse embryos, mouse splenocytes with or without activation by concanavalin A, and human squamous carcinoma of the tongue and larynx, but did not affect incorporation of the aforementioned radioisotopes into mouse liver cells.
(4) Age composition, seasonal abundance and diel patterns of landing activity of the sylvan vector of yellow fever Haemagogus janthinomys Dyar were monitored weekly during 1981-82 by human collectors on the ground at Point Gourde in Chaguaramas Forest, 16 km west of Port of Spain, Trinidad.
(5) And, if one is not at the zenith of adulation of the Pacific islanders who believe the Prince to be the penis-gourd-sporting Melanesian Messiah, then, at the very least, the example of Britain's longest-serving monarchal consort is deserving of our – and, more specifically, the Duchess of Cambridge's – interest.
(6) Many had a longer cell body and were cylindrical or gourd-like in shape, but some short hair cells were also present in the caudal saccule.
(7) Seven trypsin inhibitors were isolated from the seeds of Cucurbitaceae plants: two from cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and red bryony (Bryonia diotica) and one from figleaf gourd (Cucurbita ficifolia), spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo var.
(8) She spent an hour preparing a huge spread of dishes, using her own curry powder: jackfruit curry, crispy chewy aubergine, bitter gourd salad, fish balls, mango chutney and ambulthiyal – chunks of yellowfin tuna steeped in spices.
(9) The complete amino acid sequence of ribonuclease (RNase MC) from the seeds of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) has been determined.
(10) Three new proteins which inhibit protein synthesis in rabbit reticulocyte lysates were isolated from an extract of sponge gourd (Luffa cylindrica) seeds by chromatography on a AF-Blue Toyopearl column followed by FPLC with a Mono S column.
(11) Experimental evidence indicated that the snake-gourd proteinases are similar in their properties to cucumisin, which is isolated from the sarcocarp of melon fruit.
(12) Correlations between ragweed and gourd-specific IgE levels were significant (p less than 0.001), and correlation coefficients between any two gourds exceeded 0.79.
(13) Gourde Forest, Trinidad, were monitored weekly for 53 consecutive weeks using conventional ovitraps.
(14) Luffin-a, a ribosome-inactivating protein from the seeds of sponge gourd (Luffa cylindrica), was modified with 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid (TNBS) at pH 8.0 and 20 degrees C. The inhibitory activity of the modified luffin-a on protein synthesis using rabbit reticulocyte lysate was lost rapidly at a rate compatible with that of the modification of a single highly reactive amino group in the initial stage of the reaction.
(15) Urinary tract roentgenograms show a high, gourd-shaped bladder with the surrounding radiolucency of fatty tissues.
(16) Southern hybridization studies using french bean highly repetitive DNA as a probe indicated more homology with repeats of pigeon pea and less homology with red gourd, snake gourd and cucumber repeats.
(17) A galactose binding lectin was isolated from the seeds of the bitter gourd Momordica charantia by delipidation with petroleum ether, extraction with phosphate buffered saline, ammonium sulfate precipitation and affinity chromatography on lactogel.
(18) Digestion of nuclear DNAs of five plants, namely Cucurbita maxima (red gourd), Trichosanthes anguina (snake gourd), Cucumis sativus (cucumber), Cajanus cajan (pigeon pea) and Phaseolus vulgaris (french bean) with the restriction endonuclease MboI yielded discrete size classes with molecular weights in the range of 0.5 to 5 kbp.
(19) A lectin specific for chito-oligosaccharides from the exudate of ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula) fruits has been purified to homogeneity by affinity chromatography.
(20) And in one corner of the garden, a group of nondescript lidded boxes contains a project for the future: the Garden of Bangladesh, an exercise in growing the ingredients used in Bangladeshi cooking, such as gourds and coriander, suggested by some of the Bangladeshis who work in the store.